Beware of these Financial Scams Targeting the Elderly

The following is presented for informational purposes only.   A sobering truth is that older adults are oftentimes the target of costly scams. It makes perfect sense: they tend to have a more robust nest egg. What’s more, they might not know how to go about reporting such a crime, or might be embarrassed to[…]

Nutrition for Children with Cancer and Their Families

National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to talk about how caregivers can provide the best nutrition for children undergoing cancer treatment. Let’s separate fact from fiction, check sources carefully, and read between the lines regarding food and nutrition.   The Power of Fruits and Vegetables! “It is now widely believed that the actions of[…]

Tips To Staying Safe And Warm During Ice Storm Recovery

Ice and snow from winter storms can bring down trees and power lines, causing power outages and creating electrical dangers. Safe Electricity wants everyone to know how to stay safe and warm after winter storms. If you must venture outside, be alert to the possibility of electrical hazards:   Stay away from downed power lines[…]

Keep Your Heart Healthy

The Basics: Overview Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. To help prevent heart disease, you can: Eat healthy. Get active. Stay at a healthy weight. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke. Control your cholesterol and[…]

Heart Health Facts to Share During American Heart Month

In case you missed it, it’s American Heart Month. While you’re passing around candy hearts, you might also consider passing out heart health facts to your employees to spread the word about heart disease.   And while Valentine’s Day hearts might be cute, heart disease is not.   Cardiovascular disease impacts nearly half of American[…]

Things to Know During Heart Health Month

Over 50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared February to be American Heart Month. The tradition of Heart Health Month has continued on as we raise awareness about the various risk factors, symptoms, treatments, and most importantly lifestyles that contribute to either heart disease or heart health. Whether you are just starting to think[…]